You must read this brilliant article about the connection between Sabbath’s album, Heaven and Hell, and its effects on twenty years of economic history. It’s hysterical. Here’s a taste:
I began to realize the hidden message behind this record. It wasn’t drug use, violence or satan-worship, as many protective mothers would have you believe. Instead, I found a prophecy for American Economic health and development that spanned two decades, from the album’s release in 1980 through the year 2000.
The author goes on to explicate snippets of lyrics from various songs on the album and explain their true, albeit hidden meaning.
Written by Me seems like a pretty great idea for a web site. Anyone can publish their writing there, and writers can get even get paid in online coupons if what they post gets a lot of hits. Power to the people. And listen closely to Black Sabbath. Don’t say you weren’t warned…